Iain Provan has been the Marshall Sheppard Professor of Biblical Studies at Regent College since 1997. In this interview he takes on modern tendencies to re-write history and create myths to suit current thoughts and attitudes.’
I was surprised by how much this 30 min conversation engaged me. You can find the downloadable podcast here.
I have a number of his commentaries, but haven’t read Convenient Myths: The Axial Age, Dark Green Religion, and the World that Never Was (pub. 2013), or his 2014 publication, which looks really interesting (but too expensive) Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why It Matters.